James Jaillet

Gliders 101: Five common questions about glider kits answered

| July 29, 2014

Today’s glider kits are taking off, offering the same amenities and similar resale value and warranties as dealer trucks. One of the biggest attractions lies under the hood. Answers to these five questions will prime ...

Gliders offer simple way to natural gas use

| July 29, 2014

Note: This story is part of a larger package on glider kits and their viability for owner-operators. Click here to see the main story.  Glider kits can give owner-operators an easier, cheaper way to delve into ...

Overdrive founder ‘spent his entire life trying to better’ trucking

Jill Dunn | July 29, 2014

Mike Parkhurst’s friends say they will remember Overdrive’s founder and longtime editor for championing deregulation and the cause of the owner-operator. Also, a roundup of reader reactions to Parkhurst's passing.

Diesel price continues tumbling, hits 8-month low

| July 29, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell another 1.1 cents to $3.858 in the week ended July 28, marking the fourth consecutive week the price fell. It’s still at its lowest ...

Navistar introduces used truck reconditioning, resale program

Lucas Deal | July 28, 2014

The company has introduced Diamond Renewed, a comprehensive inspection and mechanical reconditioning process for International used trucks taken in via trade that it says will improve the value and marketability of the trucks when returned ...

Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

| July 25, 2014

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head Anne Ferro will be stepping down from her position as administrator of the agency, the Department of Transportation announced July 25.

DOT warning carriers about fraudulent letters seeking bank information

| July 24, 2014

Carriers should be on the lookout for fraudulent letters appearing to be from “Equifax Credit Information Services — Government division" and seeking financial information.

OOIDA gets behind drivers’ class-action lawsuit against FMCSA, pre-employment reports

| July 24, 2014

OOIDA this week expressed its support for the six truck drivers who filed a class-action lawsuit against trucking regulators, claiming they divulged to potential employers too much information about their prior violations.

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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